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Subject: Re: Generic questions

Re: Generic questions

From: CB <cnoc_at_wi.rr.com>
Date: 2006-03-24

Sweet, this is one time I am happy to be wrong. Looks like I will be making
a purchase this weekend.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Benjamin Walter" <newslettercatcher@bbpo.de>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 9:11 AM
Subject: Re: Generic questions

>I don't own an IPod, but according to
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/WhyRockbox#iPod_4G_Color_Photo_Nano_or_Vide
> you are sadly wrong ;-)
>
> CB wrote:
>> Correct me if I am wrong here, but if the player does not support ogg
>> then the you are out of luck. For example, the Ipod does not support ogg
>> playback so just because you have Rockbox installed you still won't get
>> ogg playback. But, if you have an Iriver, that does support ogg, then
>> Rockbox will playback ogg files. I think this is correct, but if I am
>> wrong please someone correct me.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Will Robertson
>> To: Rockbox
>> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 8:50 AM
>> Subject: Re: Generic questions
>>
>>
>> As for the first question, rockbox currently supports many codecs,
>> including ogg, but not Audible.
>> I hear that you have to convert the audible file to an MP3 or other
>> rockbox supported file before putting it on your device.
>> And for the second question, daily builds are fine to install, but it
>> isn't neccessary to install them on a per day basis.
>> If you hear about some new feature that you would like then by all
>> means install the new rockbox, but like I said, it isn't neccessary for
>> rockbox to function.
>>
>> Will.
>>
>>
>> On 3/25/06, Barrett, Don <Don.Barrett@ed.gov> wrote:
>> Two generic questions please.
>>
>> Does Rockbox play ogg, Audible, etc? or just mp3?
>>
>> Also, should I always install the daily builds or should I wait until
>> the list mentions a fix before doing so?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>> Don Barrett
>> Section 508 Coordinator
>> U.S. Department of Education
>> (202)-205-8245
>> don.barrett@ed.gov
>>
>>
>>
>>
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